Victoria Monét secured the Best New Artist Grammy, surpassing Bronx rapper Ice Spice and others. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Sacramento, California, Monét’s journey culminated in this milestone after her debut album “Jaguar II” garnered commercial success.

Expressing gratitude to the Recording Academy members and her single mother, Monét credited their support for her triumph. A prolific songwriter, she collaborated with Ariana Grande and earned nominations for her work with Chloe X Halle.

Influenced by icons like Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey, Monét’s music resonates with soulful melodies and poignant lyrics. Her daughter, Hazel, became the youngest Grammy nominee for her role in “Hollywood,” showcasing the depth of Monét’s artistic legacy. As Victoria Monét McCants, she continues to inspire with her talent and resilience in the R&B and pop genres.